Search results for "Roy Scheider"


Jaws 2 (1978) RT 52% / Audience 38%

DVD release: May 2001

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jeannot Szwarc
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Lorraine Gary  •  Murray Hamilton  •  Joseph Mascolo

2010 (1984)

This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Hyams
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  John Lithgow  •  Helen Mirren  •  Bob Balaban

All That Jazz (1979)

Joe Gideon is at the top of the heap, one of the most successful directors and choreographers in musical theater. But he can feel his world slowly collapsing around him - his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Jessica Lange  •  Leland Palmer  •  Ann Reinking

Blue Thunder (1983) RT 84% / Audience 52%

DVD release: May 2001

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Warren Oates  •  Candy Clark  •  Malcolm McDowell

Jaws (1975)

An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Robert Shaw  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Lorraine Gary

Klute (1971) RT 97% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2002

This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Donald Sutherland  •  Charles Cioffi  •  Roy Scheider

Loving (1970) RT 93% / Audience 96%

Brooks Wilson is in crisis. He is torn between his wife Selma and two daughters and his mistress Grace, and also between his career as a successful illustrator and his feeling ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  George Segal  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Keenan Wynn

Naked Lunch (1991) RT 71% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Blank-faced bug killer Bill Lee and his dead-eyed wife, Joan, like to get high on Bill's pest poisons while lounging with Beat poet pals. After meeting the devilish Dr. Benway ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Cronenberg
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Judy Davis  •  Ian Holm  •  Julian Sands

RKO 281 (1999) RT 92% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2000

A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Ross
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  James Cromwell  •  Melanie Griffith  •  John Malkovich

Sorcerer (1977) RT 80% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Four men from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Bruno Cremer  •  Francisco Rabal  •  Amidou




The French Connection (1971)

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Fernando Rey  •  Tony Lo Bianco  •  Marcel Bozzuffi

The Myth of Fingerprints (1997) RT 60% / Audience 56%

DVD release: May 2000

When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bart Freundlich
CAST:  Blythe Danner  •  James LeGros  •  Julianne Moore  •  Roy Scheider

The Punisher (2004) RT 29% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Sep 2004

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Hensleigh
CAST:  Thomas Jane  •  John Travolta  •  Will Patton  •  Samantha Mathis

The Rainmaker (1997) RT 82% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 1998

When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Danny DeVito  •  Danny Glover  •  Claire Danes

Somebody has to Shoot the Picture (1990) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: May 1991

Taut thriller about a photographer who races the clock to clear a man about to be executed.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Arliss Howard  •  Andre Braugher

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Ken Ogata  •  Gô Rijû  •  Masato Aizawa  •  Masayuki Shionoya

Romeo Is Bleeding (1993) RT 22% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Medak
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Lena Olin  •  Annabella Sciorra  •  Juliette Lewis

Tiger Town (1983) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 1988

Alex believed in his baseball hero Billy Young. When Billy's performance struggled, Alex's friends began to doubt Alex; and Billy began to doubt himself. Alex wants to prove ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Alan Shapiro
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Justin Henry  •  Ron McLarty  •  Bethany Carpenter

The White Raven (1998) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: May 2005

A journalist gets pulled into an intrigue by his editor that involves a story that he received a Pulitzer for years before. It seems that the second largest diamond ever mined ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stevens  •  Jakub Z. Rucinski
CAST:  Ron Silver  •  Joanna Pacuła  •  Roy Scheider  •  Hannes Jaenicke

Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970) RT Audience 57%

Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Jerry Schatzberg
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Barry Primus  •  Viveca Lindfors  •  Barry Morse